Training

How to swim butterfly

Swimming butterfly can help you develop a better and more efficient freestyle swim stroke, but it is not an easy stroke to master. Dan Bullock explains how to swim butterfly
16 January 2018 at 14:07

Self-massage: how to treat your aches and pains

Hold the jokes – self-massage can help those aching leg muscles no end. So, Chris Blythin asks, why not take a hands-on approach?
15 January 2018 at 14:08

Why do I get elbow pain when I swim?

Get a pain on the inside of your elbows when you swim? It could be swimmer's elbow says Dan Bullock. Here he discusses causes, treatment and prevention
15 January 2018 at 13:25

How to improve your aero bike position... off the bike at home

In theory, improved aerodynamics equals free speed. But as Andy Bullock explains, there’s more to it than dropping your handlebars and lifting your saddle
12 January 2018 at 12:11

3 high-risk strategies for race-day

Want to take a gamble and try and beat the rest of the pack? Try these high-risk strategies for huge race-day rewards
11 January 2018 at 15:15

Running: 5 drills that will improve your run technique

Adding some simple drills to your run training could vastly improve your running form, and they needn’t take long. Paul Larkins limbers up…
11 January 2018 at 12:50

10 irritating minor tri ailments and how to treat them

Nothing stops a triathlete in their tracks quite like an irritating ailment. Amy Swan reveals some common tri problems, and how you can beat them
11 January 2018 at 11:41

Why do my legs tire quicker than my lungs, when training?

Do your legs get fatigued when running or cycling way before you get out of breath? Joe Beer explains what causes this and how you can adjust your training so your legs catch up with your cardiovascular system
11 January 2018 at 10:38

The long bike ride: An advanced 3.5hr bike session for experienced triathletes

A long bike ride with shifts in cadence and intensity will help you cope with fatigue, says Ben Bright
10 January 2018 at 11:37

How to start running after a calf injury

Paul Larkins explains the best ways to get your running back on track without risking further injury
09 January 2018 at 15:02

How can I increase the length of my swim stroke?

Wondering how to increase the length of your front crawl stroke so you increase your speed, and whether you should up your stroke rate to optimise speed? Dan Bullock has the answers
09 January 2018 at 12:29

Is it better to train indoors or outdoors?

Wondering whether you should do all your winter triathlon training indoors on a treadmill and turbo or brave the outside elements? Andy Blow weighs up the pros and cons of both
09 January 2018 at 12:07

Beginning regular exercise can reverse heart damage

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, ageing hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure say cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources.
09 January 2018 at 10:36

How to plan your race season

Want to start planning your triathlon race season but don't know how to begin? Six times Ironman World Champion Dave Scott has this advice
08 January 2018 at 09:56

Weak core muscles can cause lower back pain

New research highlights how important developing a strong core is for endurance athletes
05 January 2018 at 09:31

Key Ironman training sessions from 3 stars of Kona 2017

Want to swim like Lucy Charles, bike like Lionel Sanders and run like David McNamee? Yes please! Follow their key Ironman training sessions and become the ultimate iron athlete
03 January 2018 at 09:36

Turbo session: long, steady film ride

Take out the monotony with this variation on a drinking game
03 January 2018 at 08:00

Sub-1hr turbo trainer session: cycle strength booster

A pre-season turbo session that should lay good foundations for the year ahead
02 January 2018 at 09:00

Keep motivated and stick to your New Year fitness resolutions!

Vowed that 2018 will be the year you stick to your fitness goals? Here are 5 top tips from coach Nick Beer to make sure you stay motivated...
01 January 2018 at 01:00

Strength training: side bridge hip abduction

Our 12 Days of Christmas special continues
31 December 2017 at 09:00